HOT AIR BALLOON SAFARI

3 DAYS HOT AIR BALLOON SAFARI | MURCHISON FALLS

What a better way could there be to explore the vast plains of Murchison falls than rising gently in a hot air balloon? The safari ushers you to the largest conversation area in Uganda Murchison falls national park.

The balloon safari is a phenomenal, once is a lifetime experience. As you float above, dawn breaks lighting the vast landscape with an exquisite light in the silent skies. Fly over the vast plains teemed with game having an excellent bird’s eye view with stunning features i.e. the magnificent falls, River Nile plus more.

The balloon lasts about 45mins-2hrs which winds up with a bush breakfast in the wild. The experience is very thrilling and will give you the highlight of your safari holiday.

 

Description

Day 1: To Murchison falls national park

Today’s highlights;

  • Road trip to Murchison falls
  • 1st game drive in the wild (see Lions, elephants, warthogs)

Morning pick up after breakfast by our guide, have a little orientations about this amazing safari and drive northwards to the park. Arrive in the afternoon to your reserved lodge, relax off the afternoon as you wait for yor first drive in the wild

You will need to cross the ferry to the northern side of the park 

In the evening, the sunset evening game drive opens to the amazing game teemed by the park including bush elephants, warthogs, herds of Uganda kobs, waterbucks and much more. If lucky you will see one of the 4 big game in the park while on the drive.

Overnight stay

Meal plan; Half board.

Day 2: Full day in Murchison falls

Today’s highlights;

  • Astonishing hot air balloon safari
  • Float above in the skies
  • Bush breakfast in the lush savannah plains
  • Impressive launch trip to the iconic falls

Today we shall have our highlight of the safari the hot air balloon. The hot air balloon safari starts early morning before dawn. You will be driven to the launch site to start this great adventure. Witness the balloon being filled with hot air as you wait to get on board. As you ascend, have great views of the game, vast Murchison falls plains and then wind up the adventure with bush breakfast prepared by the best chefs in the protection of experienced guides.

The balloon can rise to 10,000ft in the sky but flies low at 1000ft or  tree level to give you a go view of the park, enable you take photographs or film anything of your choice at an ideal height.

After your flight you will be awarded a certificate from the balloon staff.

In the afternoon after your delicious African lunch, you start the impressive boat trip to the bottom of the falls. The cruise is about 3hrs and is so rewarding with lots of wildlife along the Nile river banks. Nile crocodiles, hippos are some of the residents which make this adventure marvelous. Take on a hike to the top of the falls to enjoy the spectacular view if the falls from above.

Overnight.

Meal plan: Full board

Day 3: Trip to Kampala.

Today’s highlights;

  • Opt rhinos
  • Road trip to Kampala

This is the end of this amazing adventure. head back to Kampala to your place of choice.

Note: you can opt for rhino tracking on your way back.

Meal plan; Half board

 

SAFARI

 Inclusions

  • Pleasure ideal accommodation for 2 nights
  • Delicious meals as per the meal plan
  • 4WD safari van and English speaking driver
  • Park entry fees and activities as per the itinerary
  • Bottled water
  • Government taxes

Exclusions

  • Tips and gratitudes to drivers and guides
  • Luxury drinks
  • Visas and international flights
  • Laundry
  • Any personal interests.
  • Telephone calls

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